Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37015007

Species Cephaloscyllium hiscosellum White & Ebert, 2008

Australian Reticulate Swellshark, Reticulate Swell Shark, Reticulate Swellshark (the standard name Reticulate Swellshark is applied to Cephaloscyllium fasciatum, which does not occur in Australian waters), Reticulated Swellshark


Miscellaneous Literature Names




Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Geraldton to Broome, WA

Australian Endemic.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Timor Province (2), Northwest Transition (3), Northwest Province (4), Central Western Transition (5), Central Western Province (6)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental slope, marine.

Extra Ecological Information

290–420 m.


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
16-Apr-2012 16-Apr-2012 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)